I've been everywhere Man

Karl De Waal, I've Been Everywhere Man, rubber tyre, souvenir spoons, plastic, steel, 200 x 100 x 40 cm.  

Karl De Waal

I've been everywhere Man

Rubber tyre, souvenir spoons, plastic, steel

200 x 100 x 40cm

About the work

Souvenir spoons are kitsch at their best; signifiers of places we have travelled and experienced. Tyres being the only part of a car that connect with the ground become the conduit to these places. Combined, this artwork takes a new look at nostalgia and the great Australian road trip.


“I have been making art for most of my life. I just didn't know that's what I was doing for the first 25 years.”